POSTPONED - WE ARE SEEKING TO REARRANGE THIS TO A DATE IN THE AUTUMN
This keynote will look at Nicola Connor’s findings from her research on teaching Science/STEM through play-based learning, linking to national agendas and curriculum, alongside sharing stories of children’s learning and practical ideas for teaching Science/STEM through play.
Nicola Connor…is a Primary Science Development Officer for West Lothian Council. Before this she was a class teacher at Peel Primary school in Livingston. She has won an Enthuse Award for excellence in STEM primary teaching Scotland and UK from Stem Learning UK. She has just been awarded the Primary Science Teachers Award from the Primary Science Teachers Trust. She studied her MEd in Early Years Pedagogue at the University of Strathclyde where for her final dissertation she looked at if it is possible to teach science/STEM through play-based learning in Primary 1.